For you literature junkies who can’t read because of snow-blindness and can’t find your cars to listen to your books-on-tape, Rosemary Knower performs “a light-hearted literary journey through winter,” featuring selections from writers including Samuel Pepys, Louisa May Alcott, and Damon Runyon. During intermission, violinist Sidney Forster will accompany the sipping of hot apple cider. At 6 p.m. at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden’s Ring Auditorium, 8th & Independence Ave. SW. $20. For reservations call (202) 357-3030.